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The holy guide : leading the way to the wonder of the world : a compleat phisitian, teaching the knowledge of all things, past, present, and to come, viz., of pleasure, long life, health, youth, blessedness, wisdome and virtue, and to cure, change, and remedy all diseases in young and old : with Rosie Crucian medicines which are verified by a practical examination of principles in the great world and fitted for the easie understanding, plain practise, use, and benefit of mean capacities (1662)

Author: Heydon, John, b. 1629; Cross, Thomas, fl. 1632-1682
Subject: Medicine; Rosicrucians
Publisher: London : Printed by T.M. and are to be sold by Thomas Whittlesey ...
Language: English
Call number: 375742
Digitizing sponsor: Research Library, The Getty Research Institute
Book contributor: Research Library, The Getty Research Institute
Collection: gettyalchemy; getty; americana
Notes: No table of contents. Foxing. Narrow margins. Gutter included to avoid cropping text. Irregular pagination. Misprinted and missing page numbers.

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Pagination, Book I: [128] (the 1st blank), 19 [i.e. 37], [1] (blank) p. Book II: [16] (the last blank), 169, [1] (blank) p. Book III: [8] (the last blank), 226 [i.e. 254] p. Book IV: [6], 83, [1] (blank) p. Book V: [6], 145, [1] (blank) p. Book VI: [10] (the last blank), 55, [31] p. (last leaf blank)

Library's copy lacks final blank leaf

Frontispiece is engraved port. of author, mounted on A1. It is signed in the plate: T. Cross sculpsit. Various diagrams and charts, some woodcut, including the author's horoscope on leaf e8v. Book II, p. [161] has an engraving with title: The figures of Astromancy and Geomancy good and evill

Signatures: a-h A-3E 3F

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